Are you a first-time gardener and want to find the easy to grow vegetables for your first garden voyage? Check out these simple to grow favorites.
When you think of a vegetable garden, you probably think of tomatoes. I would say tomatoes are the number one most popular garden vegetable to grow in the home garden. I’m sure it’s because homegrown tomatoes are so vastly better than store bought. But tomatoes can be finicky and difficult to grow. What are the easy to grow vegetable favorites for beginners?
The year before last we were super lazy about our fall gardening tasks and last year ended up being one of our worst garden years ever. Everything that happens in the garden teaches us. This helped me learn that fall garden tasks are some of the most important tasks for garden success.
Have you heard of Jerusalem artichokes or sunchokes? They are easy to grow and even have pretty flowers that smell like chocolate.
Jerusalem artichokes or sunchokes are a tasty, starchy tuber similar in flavor and texture to potatoes. They taste sweeter than potatoes though. The great thing about them is you can harvest them in winter when there is not much else to harvest.
Growing your own food is satisfying! You can get the freshest, healthiest food possible grown your own way with your own input on how it’s grown. Talk about knowing your farmer! In Oklahoma, we have a unique climate. Different climates and regions have different growing conditions and unique guidelines for what can be grown and when it can be grown.
Worm composting for kids is easy and fun. Setting up a worm bin teaches your kids so much and is beneficial for the garden too. Vermicomposting is a great introduction to caring for something other than themselves.